Paul Bunyan

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Key Idea and Details:

The Key Idea of the story was about a man name Paul and he was a lumberjack who was huge and had a blue Ox that ate Pancakes and became big. He was  Giant lumberjack, mythical Hero of the lumber camps in the United States, a symbol of bigness, strength, and vitality. The tales and anecdotes that form the Paul Bunyan legend are typical of the tradition of frontier Tall tale. Paul and his companions, Babe the Blue Ox is what he's famous for.


1. Where was Paul Bunyan's first camp at located at?

2. Where is Paul Bunyan from?

3. How Tall was Paul?

4. How did he get famous?

5. How did he get his men to come eat dinner?

Summary: The text is about a man that's a lumberjack. He is admired by Lumberjacks and is known to be a folk hero. He is 7ft. tall and is famous for his strength. He comes from Wisconsin. His first camp is 45mils from Rhineland.

Textual Evidence: page-1075

Developed Of Theme:

I got the theme from reading the story. The story tell how Paul Bunyan became a folk hero. It also tell how he lived and about his Blue Ox. It tells about him and the Blue Ox lived in a barn and ate pancakes.

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